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Wednesday 15 September 2010

>> Star FM, a leading privately owned Kenyan Somali language radio station, is now on air in Mogadishu.

Some Kenyan radio stations are available along the Somali border, but this is the first time these stations are on air in the war-torn Somali capital.

>> The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a scientific institution for research and development in biomedical sciences in Rio de Janeiro, has produced a compendium on the biodiversity of Brazil’s most deforested ecosystem, Atlantic Forest. Ana Carolina Vincente of the Rio De Janeiro-based biodiversity research institute said the compendium also includes an exhaustive list of bacteria.

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